How thick should clay be as a host rock for a repository? Theresa Hennig applied numerical simulations to show how geochemical concentration gradients enhance the migration of uranium in claystone.
Hexagonal SiGe semiconductor for optoelectronics: synthesis of the material succeeds using high pressure and temperature opening a possible solution to a pressing optoelectronic problem.
Landslides increasingly threaten the world's poor cities as heavy rains and informal urbanisation destabilise slopes in the tropics. Ugur Öztürk and colleagues showed this by modelling in “Nature”.
With a two-day symposium in Istanbul, earthquake researchers are honoring four decades of Turkish-German collaboration. In focus: the vulnerable Marmara region in NW Türkiye.
The "Helmholtz Information and Data Science Academy" funds eleven short research stays with GFZ participation. The new bidding round starts on 15.08.2022.
Tropical glaciers followed the rhythm of the ice sheet expansion in the northern hemisphere during the last 700,000 years as data from sediments of a high-altitude lake in the Peruvian Andes shows.
Improving exploration efficiency in Europe: The new EU project VECTOR aims at evidence-based, freely accessible knowledge and social acceptance.
Open-Earth-Monitor for the use and application of open-source environmental data of critical regions of the Earth: Invitation to the kick-off workshop on 19 July.
14 July 2022 will be the anniversary of the Eifel flood disaster . How can we better deal with such extreme events in the future? Ten recommendations were developed in the KAHR project.
The GFZ hosted the “7th International Meeting on Heat Flow and the Thermal Structure of the Lithosphere”, including a workshop dedicated to the quality scheme of the global heat flow database.